With about 2,800 absentee ballots yet to be counted, US Rep. Charlie Rangel appears to have eked out yet another close victory in a district that is now majority Hispanic. His chief opponent has yet to concede.
Charlie Rangel is a new man on the campaign trail – energetic and everywhere as he pursues one last run for Congress. Tuesday's vote will tell if it's enough to overcome an image of a once-censured, tired, Capitol Hill insider.
Numerous northeastern storms have left officials scrambling to secure sufficient quantities of rock salt used by road crews to melt ice and snow. They are also struggling to stretch budgets to cover rising costs of salt and snow removal.